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Matt Evans (he/him/his)

Matt Evans
  • Professor
  • Physics + Astronomy

Teaching Interests

•Introductory level physics classes

•Instructor for UWEC's Distance Running for Health and Fitness


Director of the Blugold Fellowship (Since 2005)

Past President and Webmaster for the Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers

Men’s Rugby Faculty Advisor 2000-present

Triathlon Club Advisor 2010-present

Research and Creative Activities
  • Teaching with technology, including online homework and student response systems
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Physics)
  • M.S., University of Minnesota - Duluth (Physics)
  • B.S., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Physics)
Published Research


Injury Rates for Novice Half and Full Marathoners as a Function of Increased Distance, Marissa Becker, CERCA 2020 (2017-2020)

Power of People: An Analysis of Power Calculating Technology, Becca Krueger, CERCA 2020 (2020)

How Grip Affects Susceptibility to Medial Epicondylitis Among Tennis Players, Grant Mauthe, Sara Zuroski, and Ryan Gallagher, CERCA 2020 (2020)

Gait Modification while Running with a Lower Body Positive Pressure Treadmill System Ali Gedlinske, Renee Culbertson, Stephan Suydam, Malcolm Macaulay, and Matt Evans, CERCA 2018 and American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting 2018 in New Orleans, LA   (9/2016-5/2018)

Marathon Training and Perceived Exertion: Can Self-Evaluation Lead to Healthier Runners at the Starting Line?Renee Culbertson, Ali Gedlinske, Stephan Suydam, and Matt Evans CERCA 2018 (2017-2018)

In Hot Water and Tight Spots: Navigating Obstacles in Research and in Life, Mara Reed, Provost’s Honors Symposium 2016.


Injury Rates For Novice Half And Full Marathoners As A Function Of Increased Distance, Marissa Becker and Matt Evans, 2020 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, virtual, May 2020

Giving Every Student a Voice: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology, i>clicker Webinar August 2019

iClicker Cloud - New Instructor Desktop Experience, , i>clicker Feature and Teacher Webinar February and March 2019

Engaging Your Students Before, During and After Class, Academic Affairs Collaborative Learning Day, Kirkwood College, Cedar Rapids, IA, January 2019

Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Efforts at a Departmental and University Level, Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers, Whitewater, WI, October 2018

Active Learning in Physics, i>Clicker Feature and Teacher Webinar October 2018

Marathon Training and RPE: Can self-evaluation lead to more healthy runners at the starting line?, American Society of Biomechanics, , Rochester, MN, August 8-11, 2018

Getting Students to Class and Engaging them Once They are There, i>clicker Feature and Teacher Webinar,March 2018

High-quality OER & library resources and use real-time insights into student engagement, “E”ffordability Summit: Be The Change, UW-Stout, March 2018

Student Success in McNair, McNair Conference, UW-Stout, August 2017

Introducing Student Response Systems; How They Help Facilitate Learning, Boise State University, Boise, ID, April 2017

Matt Evans in action